Bug 1281724 - adding/deleting a 'fingerprint login' does not require authentication
adding/deleting a 'fingerprint login' does not require authentication
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-utils (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Reported: 2015-11-13 04:56 EST by kilian-risse
Modified: 2016-12-20 10:48 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-12-20 10:48:35 EST
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Description kilian-risse 2015-11-13 04:56:23 EST
Description of problem:
when you want to add/remove a fingerprint under gnome-control-center->users, it does not require user authentication. As this is equivalent to the password, it should be protected by some kind of authentication; as when you change the user password.

How reproducible:
open gnome-control-center->users, then one can either disable and delete the old fingerprint and then add a new fingerprint, or just add a new fingerprint without authentication.

Steps to Reproduce:
2.select the active user
3.click on 'fingerprint Login' 'Enable'/'Disable'

Actual results:
no password authentication required

Expected results:
user authentication required; as when changing the password

Additional info:
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=651196 say that the distros have to take care of it.
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